H.R. 3759 (104th): Exports, Jobs, and Growth Act of 1996


Jul 9, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 11, 1996.


Toby Roth

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 1996
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend the authority of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/1996--Reported to House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Overseas Private Investment Corporation Title II: Trade and Development Agency Title III: Export Promotion Programs within the International Trade Administration Title IV: ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 9, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 1996
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 11, 1996
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3759”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (6R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and pass, as amended
Sep 11, 1996 3:51 p.m.
Failed 157/260

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